The Pope’s Twitter accounts go live in English and another six languages

@Pontifex

@Pontifex

Well, we all knew it was coming but the Pope’s Twitter account is finally live, and will be using the @pontifex handle. While the account has yet to broadcast its first Papal tweet, from the accounts that it’s following, we can see that there will be an additional six language-specific accounts for the Pope, for German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian and Arabic. It has been known for a while that the Pope would officially be coming to Twitter at some point this year, but there has been some debate around what handle would be used. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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